The Tuned Civic X Reliability Experience Survey

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Vehicle: 2018 Civic Si

Total tuned time: 3 months

Total tuned mileage: About 8000km

Tuning device(s) used: KTuner v1

Tunes used: TSP Stage 1

Additional engine mods: K&N air filter

Problems/issues: None, had problems with the transmission but that was from the previous owner.

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94 in the summer (Have to drive 1 hour from home to fill gas cans because not available near me) and 91 in the winter.

Driving style: Lots of highway driving, car has 31 000km and 90% of those are highway km's. WOT here and there, but I try not to push it too much to keep the clutch good to go for many more km's.



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Added fuel used category. Thanks to Andre80 for the idea. Feel free to update your posts with that info...
 
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Vehicle: 2019 Civic Si

Total tuned time: 4 months

Total tuned mileage: 4000 Miles

Tuning device(s) used: KTUNER V1.2

Tunes used: 23PSI Basemap (Custom Ethanol tune soon!)

Additional engine mods: 27won Intake, FMIC (3" DP/FP, Clutch, FMIC Piping, and a few other goodies going on soon)

Problems/issues: None

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93 (Will be going on E30 blend in a month or so.)

Driving style: Aggressive, hardly get 20MPG unless I'm going long distances.
 
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Vehicle: Old: 2016 EXT New: 2019 Civic Si

Total tuned time: 24 / 2 months

Total tuned mileage: 18,000 / 2000 kms

Tuning device(s) used: KTuner v1.2

Tunes used: Both TSP Stage 1

Additional engine mods: EXT is completely stock, SI = PRL Stage 1, Catted DP

Problems/issues: None

Gas :
94

Driving style: Normal driving (stop and go traffic). Spirited but disciplined during freeways and long drives.
 

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Vehicle: 2018 Civic EX-T sedan (manual)

Total tuned time: 15 months

Total tuned mileage: 10,000+ miles

Tuning device(s) used: KTuner V2

Tunes used: KTuner 16.5/18psi

Fuel used: Costco 93

Additional engine mods: PRL street cai

Problems/issues: None, lack of traction.

Driving style: Normal driving with occasional full throttle bursts through 3rd gear.
 

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Vehicle: 2016 Civic EX-L sedan (CVT)

Total tuned time: 8 Days

Total tuned mileage: 600 miles

Tuning device(s) used: KTuner V1.2

Tunes used: KTuner starter 21, TSP Stage 1

Fuel used: 93

Additional engine mods: None

Problems/issues: Self control, ECO for map 3 of TSP Stage 1 seems to be more aggressive instead of an eco setting (maybe I'm missing something)

Driving style: Hypermiling mixed with a few bursts aggressive throttle fun
 

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Vehicle: 2017 Civic Si Coupe

Total tuned time: 24 months

Total tuned mileage: 22k miles

Tuning device(s) used: KTuner V2 since 3k miles or so - Hondata FlashPro (Race - 2.5k miles, started @ 350 miles or so)

Tunes used: Hondata +9, KTuner VitTuned Si Stage 1 & VitTuned Si Stage 2 flex fuel tune, KTuner 27w, e85, w/ race MAF basemap. Current Tune: custom tuned by Drob

Fuel used: BP 93 oct & BP E85, 35% mix target

Additional engine mods: PRL Cobra w/ race maf, PRL catless DP, PRL front pipe, Injen intercooler, Injen intercooler piping kit, Vit flex fuel kit, Ktuned 4 bar map sensors, 27w turbo upgrade, Greddy 3" catback exhaust, PRL ss clutch line, Type R retro clutch setup and modified CmC by Eman,

Problems/issues:
None at all, only issue I ever had was my CM FX350 failing just before 10k miles SMH.
 
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Vehicle: 2018 Civic Si Sedan

Total tuned time: 2 years

Total tuned mileage: 13,000+ miles

Tuning device(s) used: KTuner V1.2

Tunes used: Vit Stage 1, TSP Stage 2

Fuel used: Costco 93, Valero E85

Additional engine mods: See Signature

Problems/issues: Battery died once and replaced under warranty

Driving style: Moderately Aggressive Map 3 Sport mode 26 mpg
 
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ECO for map 3 of TSP Stage 1 seems to be more aggressive instead of an eco setting (maybe I'm missing something)
Remember that each map uses a somewhat different setup when you press the Econ button. If you want something close to the stock equivalent eco mode, use Map 1 and press the Econ button.
 

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Vehicle: 2017 Civic Hatchback Sport CVT


Total tuned time: 9 months


Total tuned mileage: 10,000+ miles


Tuning device(s) used: Ktuner v1.2


Tunes used: KTuner 21psi starter


Fuel used: Shell 91 (only station used)


Additional engine mods: PRL cobra


Problems/issues: None


Driving style: Aggressive driving 90% of the time , 90% street driving. I make sure turbo heats up properly before pushing it, will get the occasional heat soak
 

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Vehicle: 2018 Si sedan

Total tuned time: 22 months

Total tuned mileage:
10,000+ miles

Tuning device(s) used: KTuner V1.2

Tunes used: KTuner 19/23, d1zguy custom tune, current tune TSP Stage 1 map 3 (very rarely in sport mode), custom street tune by local tuner, street tune by Drob

Fuel used: BP or Sunoco 93

Additional engine mods: BMS intake, PRL intercooler and piping, PRL catted downpipe, MHI TD03 turbo swap

Problems/issues: I want to spend money on a W1 and a downpipe, but probably shouldn't :oops:
Otherwise, none

Whelp, got the downpipe and a turbo. No issues so far. Still tuning.

Changed tuners. Drob is doing the etune

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Driving style: Like a grandma in town. Pulls occasionally on on ramps

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Vehicle: 2018 Civic Sedan SI

Total tuned time: 7 months

Total tuned mileage: 13,000+ miles

Tuning device(s) used: KTuner V2

Tunes used: KTUNERV2 19/23 PSI MAP/ CURRENTLY ON TSP STG 1

Fuel used: SHELL, CHEVRON, MOBIL SOMETIMES ARCO

Additional engine mods: PRL Cobra Race intank, Prl Street DP/FP, Injen front mount intercooler, injen intercooler piping.

Problems/issues: None

Driving style: Aggressive street sprinted driving, Aggressive Canyon driving, normal driving...

extra comments: knock control has seen .82. Always let me engine warm up before going WOT
 
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I appreciate all the responses so far and really believe this could be a good long term resource for the board. :thumbsup:
 








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